in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy. 482 words.
Six, James (1730–1793), silk weaver and natural philosopher, was born in Canterbury, Kent, on 30 January 1730, and baptized there in the Walloon church on 26 February. He was the son of...